Diesel sales have moved past the one-third mark in Western Europe, as customers continue switching to more fuel-efficient powertrains. According to figures from diesel consultant AID in Great Britain, sales of vehicles powered by diesels increased 8.4% in the year’s first half in Western Europe, although overall vehicle sales declined 1.7%. That performance raised the market share of diesels to 34.5%, from 31.3% in the first half of 2000. More than half the cars sold in Austria, Belgium, ...
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